The Worker. Charlie (Charlie Drake)
The Worker

The Worker

  • TV sitcom
  • ITV1
  • 1965 - 1978
  • 36 episodes (5 series)

Charlie Drake is The Worker, a man who has had 980 jobs in 20 years - most of them for one day! He is unemployable but that doesn't stop him trying. Also features Percy Herbert and Henry McGee.

Episode menu

Series 4, Episode 6 - I Babble, Babble As I Flow To Join The Brimming River

Charlie's desire to become a fisherman comes to the fore when he relates dodgy limericks and fishing stories in an attempt to divert Mr Pugh's attention.

Broadcast details

Thursday 10th September 1970
25 minutes

Cast & crew

Charlie Drake Charles Drake
Henry McGee Mr Pugh
Guest cast
Frank Williams Vicar
Edwin Brown Policeman
Writing team
Charlie Drake Writer
Lew Schwarz (as Lewis Schwarz) Writer
Production team
John Scholz-Conway (as John Scholz Conway) Director
Shaun O'Riordan Producer
Henry Graveney Production Designer

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